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Vietnam, a history: a history

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Viking Press,
Pub. Date:
1983.
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English
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"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have."-Boston Globe. "Superb, balanced in interpretation... immensely readable and full of new and interesting detail."-George Herring, Univ. of Kentucky.
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9780670746040
9781982486990
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subject_facetUnited States -- History -- 1945-
Vietnam -- History -- 1858-1945
Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975